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THE NOBTH PLATTE SEMEEKLY WTIIE: FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE T, 1895.
Stcved Exclusively i t&e
iOver,TwentY-One Millioa People
zlfotkto&NoTl&'s Fair Grounds
lOftlversaHv icccetea s tic
Leading ne Cooec tic World
Sells tlie above CoflEee
together with a complete line of
Mil ill FIT burk
Prices Always Eeasonable.
HIGHEST MARKET PKICE
Paid For Country Produce.
Smoke the "Royal Sport" cigar.
Read tlie Fair ad. on 2d. page.
Dr. McCabe having completed
numerous improvements upon his
new residence property, has moved
therein and is now snugly ensconced
in the highly moral Second ward.
4. The boys of the cornet band
hope to have their new band stand
by the Fourth of July. They cer
tainly Avill if the proper encourage
ment is shown them by our citizens.
A committee of the local Red
Men are rustling to make a success
ot the coming 4th of July celebra
tion. Messrs. Warner and Gertler
were putting in some very effective
A pleasant reception was given
Mrs. Cooley, of Lincoln, by the "W.
R. C. on Monday evening at the
residence of J. W. Voodry. A large
attendance was present and all
highly enjoyed themselves.
The first Nebraska grown
strawberries put in their appear
ance in this market yesterday.
They were ot the Sharpless variety,
werl from North Bend, and were
very creditable looking berries.
Yesterday a box with, its con
tents labeled 4 'Free Seed" was seen
in the hallway of the courthouse.
It probably had been placed there
by the county relief commission as
it bore hieroglyphics resembling
Geo. Stoddard's penmanship.
Owing to the high, stage of
water in the North-Platte river the
south approach to the bridge was
deemed in danger of washing out,
and travel was stopped for a few
hours yesterday afternoon while the
county commissioners had the same
The street commissioner has a
small force of men at work cleaning
out culverts and filling in low places
at the street crossings. There are
a number of cross walks in the west
end of town which are in very bad
shape, and which, we presume, will
shortly be repaired.
E. B. "Warner, of this city, has
been selected as an alternate dele
gate to attend the meeting of the
convention of republican leagues to
be held at Cincinnati on the 19th
inst. Mr. "Warner has been given
an opportunity to attend, but we
believe has concluded not to go.
A P. Carlson was this week
exhibiting to his friends an egg
which had been laid by one of his
hens, that bore upon its . smaller end
a,perfectly. formed 4,C." "Whether
it was the intention of the fowl to
thus brand her output in honor of
her owner deponent sayeth not; but
Mrs. Carlson states that for the
past seven years, at about Easter
time, some ot her chickens have
iaid an egg thus marked.
Sutherland was all excited yes
terday over a fellow who was said
to have made an indecent exposure
of his person, and the sheriff was
telegraphed for to procure a war
rant and cause his arrest. Armed
with the proper document the of
ficer proceeded to Hershe wher.e
it was said the fellow lived, but
was unable to find his man at that
time. It has since developed that
there was no offense committed
comimr within the reach of the
statute, and the matter has been
The following is the mortgage
statement for Lincoln county, Neb.,
for the month of May, as shown by
the records of the county clerk's
office: Farm mortgages filed 27,
amount S19.333. 64; farm mortgages
satisfied 19, amount $5,067.90; town
and city mortgages filed 4, amount
$725; town and city mortgages
satisfied 3, amount $3,000; chattel
mortgages filed 105, amount $15,
193.84: chattel mortgages satisfied
42, amount $7,770.16.
The North Platte Cemetery
Association is contemplating hav
ing a lateral from the Cody & Dil-
loa irrigation ditch run around and
'through the cemetery. It is then
intended to put out a large number
of trees alonsr the various drive
ways, and about the premises. By
making these improvements our
people can make this one of the
nicest appearing cemeteries in west
ern Nebraska, although many of us
will be in no hurry, about occupy-ing'it.
M. B. Cryderman has added a
handsome new pair of blacks to his
collection of equine animals.
The county commissioners are
in session 'this week and will prob
ably continue so until the middle of
Warren Lloyd is having the
outside of his opera house re
painted. Charley Finney is wield
ing the brush.
The Fremont Herald says: "A
few more rains and the farmers in
the 'drouth-stricken' districts will
have to use skiffs to gef into their
Six rituals belonging to the
Ladies ot the G. A. R. circle were
dropped in the Fair store a few days
ago and can be had by calling at
Quarterly meeting will be held
to-morrow evening and Sunday xat'
the Lemon schoolhouse north of
this city. A number of our people
are contemplating attending.
Read the Fair ad. on 2d page.
To-morrow evening, if the
weather will permit, our people will
have their first opportunity of hear
ing the great Sousa's "Liberty
Bell" march by the Gordon cornet
A pointer for the secretary of
the Lincoln county fair association:
In the event of an exhibition this
fall a five-mile female bicycle race
by our local crack riders would draw
like a mustard plaster.
"Win. Frasier is improving the
.appearance of his residence property-
on East Third street by paint
ing it in good shape. He is doing
the work himself and consequently
must be satisfied with the job.
Rev. A. "W. Graves is absent
this- week aidinsr the pastor at
Alliance in a series of meetings.
Rev. J. C. Irwin will fill the appoint
ment at the Baptist church next
Sunday evening at 8 o'clock.
G. "W. Dillard is now going to
try his hand at farming ere joining
the pop party. He has leased
twenty acres of land adjoining the
city on the south, belong to "W. L.
Park and will put in "sod corn."
Be careful George and don't go to
"moonshining" with your crop.
As local politics begin warming
up numerous candidates for the
various county offices are being
cussed and discussed. The several
conventions will probably be held
during August in order to give the
nominees an opportunity to get all
over the county.
The sociable and reception
given Tuesday evening by Mrs. J.
S. Hoagland to the members of the
local Rebekah lodge 'was very
largely attended, and the evening
was enjoyably spent in pleasant
games, after which a nice collation
was served bythe hostess.
Read the Fair ad. on 2d page.
Now that the school term has
ended the average North Platte
juvenile (and children of an older
growth) is patiently waiting for the
first circus to strike the town. Wal
lace Bros, advertising car was in
Omaha the middle of this week,
and as they played to a good busi
ness here some four years ago they
may conclude to again visit this
Preaching at the Tabernacle
just north of the round house at
eight p. nu every night. Meetings
commenced June 4th and will con
tinue as long as God leads. Every
body invited to come. Preaching
on Sunday at 11 a. m., 3 p. m. and
7:30 p. m. S. T. Robinson in charge
assisted by A. K. Main and A. L.
Dunker and wife.
There is a precocious "kid" in
this city who has begun the prac
tice of unscrewing the caps upon
any bicycle he finds unguarded and
allowing the air to escape. Some
day some irate wheelman will just
naturally break the young rascal in
two, and then thrash any one who
attempts to interfere with him
while performing this pleasant
duty. v .
Attorney Rhea is authority for
the statement that C. B. Jordan
has traded a half section of Lincoln
county land lying nine and sixteen
miles northeast of this city to par
ties in the city of Lincoln for a liv
ery stock valued at $3,000. This
would indicate that land in the so
called sand hills is yet worth some
thing more than the taxes. He
says that a number of other simi
lar deals are in progress.
Read the Fair ad. on 2d page.
If the fair society of Lincoln
county is intending to give an ex- i
hibition this fall it is high time
that it was letting the people, and
more especially the agricultural
portion, of the commuuity know
something about it The local im
migration society is exploiting the
agricultural possibilities of this
region under irrigation, and there
is nothing that so well corrobor
ates its statements as to have a fine
exhibition of farm products at the
state and county fairs. Omaha is
making preparations to have a
huge show, arid Lincoln county
iphould be well represented.
Mrs. J. r-L-r Minor received yes
terday morning a. large and -late,
patterned kiln, for "firing" hand
painted china. -
Geo. Wagner & Co., the Front
street cigar makers, are shipping a
good part of their manufactured
goods to Colorado points.
Considerable baled hay has
been shipped from this station dur
ing the past few days by Harring
ton & Tobin and others.
Married at the Methodist par
sonage yesterday by Rev. W. E.
Hardaway, Elijah. C. Gibson, of
Hershey, to Miss Clara M. Funk, ot
A new illustrated version of
"Trilby" has been put out by a
local sketch artist. It is'a story
without words and is neatly exe
cuted. -Observer Piercy hoisted his
new;rain flag this morning and our
people will have an opportunity of
'discovering whether it is a"hoodoo"
or a "mascotte." 1
Henry Fogel, of Hershey, was
thrown from a buggy a few days
ago and picked up in an uncon
scious condition. He was badly
bruised but no bones were broken.
A very successful "maroon
tea" was given recently by E. F.
Seeberger to a number of -his gen
tlemen friends. The rooms were
beautifully decorated with unique
floral designs, and the menu very
Next Sunday the regular morn
ing service at the Presbyterian
church will be supplanted by exer
cises appropriate to Children's day.
The programme has been carefully
prepared and is based on the fol
lowing topics: "The Cross The
Country The Flag The Chil
dren." The public is cordially in
vited to be present.
On Tuesday evening of next
week at Keith's hall the Maccabees
will celebrate the fourteenth anni
versary of the order. A fine pro
gramme has been prepared, at the
completion of which refreshments
will be served. The occasion will
not be of a public nature, being
confined to members of the order,
their families and invited guests.
Attention, "Bykers!" It is
the desire of a large number of the
Wheelmen's league that a wheel
parade be given to-morrow evening
during the band concert. All rid
ers in the city, both male and fe
male, are earnestly requested to
meet at the Courthouse park at
7:30 to-morrow evening, sharp, for
the purpose of taking part in such
parade. A. B. Hoagland, Sec'y.
The bicycle fad in NorLh Platte
has developed a new vocation that
of an instructor for timid f eminines.
In the large cities this practice has
been prevalent for a long time, and
all the old roller skating rinks have
been transformed into schools for
instruction. The method is to
buckle a broad, easy fitting belt
with a handle thereon around the
waist of the rider, by which the
attendant is able to control the
movements of his pupil.
A meeting will be held this ev
ening for the purpose of formally
organizing the North Platte ball
team. Tlie players and the posi
tions theyoccupy will probably be
as follows; Daly catcher, Norton
pitcher, Dowd first base, Converse
second, Boyer third, Keliher short,
Healy left, Rebhausen middle, and
Jones right. Sam Smith, who is
a lover of the game, has announced
his attention to supply the boys
with new suits.
The I. O. R. Mt committee hav
ing in charge the exercises for the
Fourth of July celebration will de
cide to-night upon the main fea
tures of the program, which will
probably consist in part of bicycle
races and races by the hose teams.
As soon as this is completed The
Tribune will give it to its readers
in detail. The services of the Gor
don cornet band have been engaged
for the occasion, and the boys have
ordered a large lot of music for
that day. The business men are
responding liberally with donations
to meet the expenses connected
with the celebration.
News reached this city this
city this week of the recent death
of Mrs. Frank Jennings, of Fox
Creek precinct, this county, in a
rather singular manner. It seems
that her husband was one of those
who left Lincoln county some time
ago in search of a new location, but
since the late copious rains has re
turned to his old home. The house
house occupied by the family wasa
sod structure, and on account of
the heavy rains the roof had become
weakened, thus causing it to fall,
crushing the life out of the unfor
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
in Ladies' Blouse Waist Sets, very pretty, not
expensive; also a new line of Cheap Belts and Belt
Pins, Side-Combs, Hair Ornaments, and the new
J,ong Watch-chains. It you want anything in the
way of a neat little present for some one. you can
find it in our line of novelties, from 25 cents to
well as high as you wish to go.
CLINTON, THE JEWELER.
H. M Grimes vwent to Omaha on
W. C. Lemon went to Sutherland
yesterday on legal business.
P. L. Harper, of Wallace, trans
acted business in the city yester
day. Alex. Neilson and wife, of Suther
land, visited North Platte yester
E. F. Seeberger made his period
ical visit to.Sutherland this morn
ing. John McCullough, ot Maxwell,
was in this city on business Wed
nesday. T. C. Patterson was a passenger
on No. 4 yesterday en route, for
Mrs. Seim Laing left Monday for
Michigan to ,visit relatives and
C. L. Wood returned this week
from his trip, to the auriferous
ledges of California.
Mrs. J. L. Minor returned Wed
nesday nierht from her visit to
friends at Plattsmouth.
Mr. ana Mrs. Koger uavison, o
Curtis, have been the guests of Mr,
and Mrs. W. M. Baskin this week
- Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Hilliker leave
the early part pf next week for a
visit with friends in the eastern
part of the state.
Chas. Hendy, jr., and Alfred Gil
man, who are attending the State
university returned home last night
to spend vacation.
Rev. Waldron, . of Newcastle,
arrived in the .city last nierht. He
was formerly in charge of St. Pat
rick's church in .this city.
Mrs. Huntoon,. of Omaha, who
has been visiting her danghter here,
Mrs. J. A. McMichael, left yester
day morning for her home
Harry Tpsfevin, of the Western
Newspaper Unionr of Omaha, was
calling . upon -the patrons of that
concern in this city on Wednesday
Mrs. Caswell, of Lincoln, is visit
ing" ner aunt, . Mrs. a. D. urr, in
this city. Her-husband is a travel
ing salesman for Marshall Field &
C. F. Iddingsuhas been
the Jamily ot . w. a. uonklin near
Chicago, for severaLdays past, and
is expected home the first of next
week. . ,
Major Ti SClarkson, of Omaha,
ana some Denver gentlemen, in
spected the irrigated interests west
of this city on Wednesday of this
J. Manley Ualnoun, lormerly a
teacher in our city schools but now
county attorney of McPherson
county, was in the city on business
J. H. Inman, who is traveling in
the interests ot the Lincoln State
Journal, was in the city yesterday
calling upon the friends of that
paper. He was formerly connected
with the Kearney Enterprise-Journal.
Mrs. Chas. C. Callahan, wife of
the editor of the Sidney Telegraph,
who has been, visiting the family
of G. A. Laing for a few days past,
left this morning for Columbus,
Neb., to visit relatives.
R. L. Graves and Dick Sculley
left for Omaha this morning, the
latter to take treatment of the "hu
man magnets" for his deafness.
James Shea and son left Monday
night for the same place in ordertb
have the latter treated.
Miss Boyd, of Red Buttes, Wyo.,
who has been visiting the family of
Wm. Brown in this city, left yes
terday morning" for her home. She
was accompanied by Miss Anna
Brown and Master Asa Snvder.
The latter w.ill only go as far as
- 'jjz. -jz'
This great jab printing head
quarters, this week- turned out for
Lincoln county some "Notices to
Canal Owners to Build Bridges,"
which are to be used by the various
road overseers, which will cause
considerable expense to ditch com
Chas. Hendy and daughter Lillian
leave next week for New York for
a month's visit, stopping at Niag
The carpenters now have adopted
another labor-saving wrinkle in the
way of having their grind-stone
operated by the water motor.
The fellow who travels over the
road and touches up the switches
and signal targets "painted 'em
red" in the yards here this week.
The carpenters and painters are
improving the appearance and com
fort of the Pacific hotel by means
of new screens, shutters and paint.
A number of the suspended fire
men now occasionally earn an
honest dollar by scouring the in
side brass for the more fortunate
fellows who are lucky enough to
have a job.
A former employe of the Union
Pacific in the general passenger of
fice in Omaha is in the city taking
orders for a patent pipe, which is
greatly appreciated by railroad
7t. Sprigg and family, the former
being division foreman of the shops
at Denver passed through this city
yesterday on No. 4 on their way to
Omaha. He' met many friends at
the railway depot here.
Foreman Nelling is having the
round-house stalls treated to their
annual washout. It adds greatly
to -the appearance and sanitary
condition of the building to thus
have the accumulated smoke and
dust washed away.
A couple of tramps were killed by
train No. 6 last Saturday morning.
The engine was in charge of Lu
Farrington. The fellows had sat
down upon the track and went to
sleep, according to the statement
of one of them before he died, and
knew nothing of the accident until
after it happened.
Night operator H. E. Cox has
been promoted to the position of
train dispatcher, and is now work
ing a "trick" like a veteran. Harry
is a tip-top "brass pounder" and
the advancement is a well deserved
one. He is filling the . place tem
porarily made vacant by J. F. Cla-
bough, who is visiting for thirty
days in the east.
There has recently been re
ceived at the North Platte land
office a large number of patents be
longing to parties in this vicinity.
The officers mail them to individ
uals where the postoffice address is
known, but this is not always the
case, hence persons should send or
call for them. There is no safe
place afforded by the government
for their preservation in case of
fire, and should they become de.
stroyed by the latter .it would put
tne careless individual to. some in
convenience to have the same dupli
cated. The county commissioners have
received a supply of blanks for use
by road overseers and street com
missioners in the suppression of
Russian thistles. These officers
should arm themselves with the
proper documents and wage a war
of extermination against these.
pests ere they ripen. Blanks may be
procured of the county clerk, and
upon the back of the blank will be
found the complete statute covering
The floor work performed by
the North Platte team at the O. E.
S. state meeting at Lincoln Wed
nesday evening was highly com
plemented by all who witnessed it,
and the ladies composing the team
have the satisfaction of knowing
that their perfection in this work
is not excelled in the state. Miss
jVIattie Donehower, of this city, has
been appointed Grand Martha of
the state chapter.
A SUMMER SCHOOI
For children will be opened Mon
day, June 17th, in the Central
school building. Term of 6 weeks,
SI. 50. The a Hansen, Teacher.
Lost A memorandum book con
taining deed for some Des Moines,
Iowa, land, railroad man's ticket.
Deed iQst in U. P. yard while water-
Will pay for return of
Call at Tribune office.
Overshoes good and cheap at
Otten's Shoe Store. Ftf
Straved. about the 10th of April
one two year old ba3r mare, black
mane and tail, weight about 700
pounds. A reasonable reward will
be paid for the return of the animal
tO HERMAN STEINHODSEN,
3t North Platte, Neb.
Has no superior no equal.
provement in milling machinery the product of the hard,-
excellent wheat of the north. If you are not using the
,NCE UPON A
man had lived in a place for a long time,
and thought he had had to do with all
kinds of things. But one day he ran
across something different and thought to
demolish it at one blow, But it proved to
be a veritable hornet's nest that he struck
with the the usual result that the hornets
went after him.
4 Thimbles for 1 Cent.
5 Lead Pencils for 1 Cent. -2
dozen Hooks and -Eyes for 1 Cent.
4 bunches Hair Pins 'for 1 Cent.
1 Grater for 1 Cent.
40 sheets best Note Paper for 5 Cents.
Gents' Working Shirts 17 Cents.
Ladies' Fast Black Hose 5 Cents up.
Ladies' Waists, made of best Merrimac Prints,29 Cts
Full size No. 8 Copper Bottom Wash Boiler 71 Gtsi
We have a full
tions, Tinware, G-lassware, etc. The above
is only a sample of our stock.
We have not trash
are not' as represented, bring them back
and get your money.
We have no apologies
First door south of Streitz' Drug Store, - - NORTH PLATTE, NEB.
. "ECONOMY IS
v-wTSE BIG- E O Uitww
ALFALFA, POTATOES, CORN AND HAY
will make this
Buy your Seeds of Harrington
floM piaffe j&mniei1 Hom&I
Commencing June 24th,
ending August 3d.
Six weeks of work. A cood
chance for students and teachers to
prepare for next year.
J5Sfbend lor announcement.
J. C. ORR, '?j t
E. D. SNYDER Anst
Latest Styles of
List of letters remaining uncalled for
m the post office at North Platte, JNeo.,
for the week ending June 7, 1895.
Crane M V Kandolph Wm A
Johnson Alfred Stubbs Fred
Kennedy D Wilson Tim
McDonald Mrs E Stone Miss J
Williams Mrs Sadie
package Mrs Mary Reid
Pereons calling for above will please eay
"advertised." M. W. Claib, Postaaa-jter
Why not get the BEST?
It is the result of studied im.-
try it. It is sold by
TIME A CERTAIN
THE HOMETS !
line of Millinery, ifo-
iir stock. If goods
to make for former
G-IVE US A CALL. - " .
& Tobin. We are here to stay.
Hotice to the Pnblio.
All persons who are keeping hogs
within the city limits are requested
to keep the pens clean and free from
filth, else remove them outside the
city limits. Property owners are
notified to clean the alleys adjoin
ing tneir premises, if thev have not
already done so, and to keep them
clean during the summer season.
D. W. Baker, Mayor.
All accounts due H. Otten &
Co. are payable at Otten's Shoe
Store. The firm having dissolved,
a settlement is urgently requested,
that books may be balanced.
Ftf H. Otten.
In search of a good cigar
will always find it at J.
j F. Schinalzried's. Try
them and judge.